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  • proper noun Plural form of Pole.

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Examples

  • The previous inhabitants fled to West Germany, and the areas was resettled, largely with Poles from the eastern reaches of the old Poland – my understanding is that the faculty of the University of Lwow (modern Lviv) moved en masse to Wroclaw (the previously German city of Breslau) and reformed there.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Ghosts of the Past

  • He describes Zionism and the state of Israel as a 'historic failure'; and he calls the Poles, among whom he has lived all his life, 'a tolerant people. '

    The Survivor's Voice

  • I might also mention the spiritual satisfaction derived by the Poles from the knowledge that they were not being forgotten, now that the war had ended, by their war time Allies.

    U.N.R.R.A. In Poland

  • This sympathy and liking for the Poles is due entirely, I am afraid, to the hospitality and friendliness of the Polish people.

    U.N.R.R.A. In Poland

  • When the Cossacks under Khmelnitzky expelled the Poles from the Ukraine

    Songs of Ukraina, With Ruthenian Poems

  • With that, the first in the world to do all Three Poles is Norwegian Erling Kagge.

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  • With that, the first in the world to do all Three Poles is Norwegian Erling Kagge.

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  • With that, the first in the world to do all Three Poles is Norwegian Erling Kagge.

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  • No one calls Poles, Czechs, Romanians or Pakistanis Nazis.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

  • I'd say that the liberum veto was not a great idea, but a much bigger problem for the Poles was the lack of defensible borders.

    Calhoun's Defense of Poland's Unanimity Rule, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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